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This focused series of sessions will address issues critical to the development and success of today’s field supervisors and project managers. Seeking ACI/TCA Tilt-Up Supervisor or Technician re-certification? Pick up continuing education hours at this event and skip the test!


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Siphonic Roof Drainage: The Best VE Option Your Competitor Doesn't Know About

September 27, 2019 from 7:00am to 8:00am

Marquis Ballroom D

Brennan Doherty, MIFAB

This course teaches the benefits of using siphonic drainage instead of the traditional methods that rely on gravity. Attendees will be able to understand a new method of roof drainage that utilizes smaller diameter pipes running with no pitch –  a roof drain that leads to an overall sa...

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Dazzling Array of Architectural Treatments Using Formliners and Color Stains

September 28, 2019 from 7:00am to 8:00am

Marquis Ballroom D

Dave Ellis

The design and construction industries are starting to take notice of the significant benefits realized when one uses tilt-up concrete with formliners and colored stains. Owners and builders are enjoying savings in cost and time, as prefabricated tilt-up panels with architectural finishes can be ...

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Lift Day – Time, Money and Life Saving Tips and Tricks

September 28, 2019 from 9:30am to 10:30am

Marquis Ballroom D

Barclay Gebel, FTCA

We all know that the big day on a tilt-up job is the day that panel lifting commences. It is also one of the most critical events in time where all safety practices and procedures are adhered to in order to assure everyone's well being, and to provide the customer with the confidence in you, a...

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Surface Preparation of Tilt-Wall Panels Prior to Coating

September 28, 2019 from 10:30am to 11:30am

Marquis Ballroom D

Mike Tracy

Because of the casting and erection process of tilt-up construction, surface irregularities and aesthetic imperfections in the exposed surfaces are common. These conditions include spalls, gouges, cracks, dents, chips, bug holes and honeycombs. Such imperfections may occur on exterior or interior...

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Case Study: Exploring a Historic Native Vernacular with Tilt-Up

September 28, 2019 from 11:30am to 12:30pm

Marquis Ballroom D

Eric Sterner

Jerry Greer, AIA, LEED AP, BD+C

Paul Sierpina

Designed to meet a longstanding commitment by a Community College built on Salt River Pima - Maricopa Indian Community land, the design of the Scottsdale Community College Business School and Indigenous Cultural Center utilized saguaro ribs imbedded into tilt panels to create not only a defining ...

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Taking Control of Your Construction Schedule - Achieving Concrete Strength When You Want It

September 28, 2019 from 1:30pm to 2:30pm

Marquis Ballroom D

Joseph A. Daczko, FACI

Chris Eagon

This presentation will cover the various strategies for developing concrete mixtures that can achieve required compressive strengths within 4-72 hours. We will discuss the optimal integration of mixture proportioning and chemical admixture technology to best satisfy all of the project demand...

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Simplifying Tilt-Up Construction: The Facts About Welded Wire Reinforcement

September 28, 2019 from 2:30pm to 3:30pm

Marquis Ballroom D

Tom Plowright

Tom Devine

This presentation will explore the value of using welded wire reinforcement in tilt-up construction. Participants will learn the differences and similarities between conventional rebar and welded wire reinforcement. They will learn how welded wire reinforcement solves the time, quality and cost p...

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Embedded Thin Brick Veneer Design for Tilt-Up Panels

September 28, 2019 from 3:30pm to 4:30pm

Marquis Ballroom D

Steve Kegley

This seminar will present a general introduction to thin brick veneer and the tilt-up process, including a brief history with successful installation examples. We will explain the product and its code compliance (based on tilt-up standards), compatible formliners, and design capabilities with thi...

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